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Brennan (#46907880)
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Bio Photo I'm a member of the Brennan clan of Berkeley, CA.

My great-great-grandfather Edward James Brennan was born near Dornoch in Holland Township, Grey County, Ontario, to Patrick and Mary Ann (Jordan) Brennan from near Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow, Ireland.

His older brother James and his cousin Margaret Roach moved to California in the 1860s. In 1871 another brother, John, arrived in California, and Edward joined them in 1873. In June 1878, his widowed sister Catherine Craig had taken the R. Knott house in Berkeley and was furnishing it for boarders. By 1886 a younger sister, Elizabeth, had arrived in California and married Evan Gill.

Four siblings remained in Dornoch. The eldest child, Maggie, married George Kohler in in about 1855 and died in 1870. Thomas Brennan, the second eldest son, remained in Dornoch until after his parents' death, at which time he and wife and large family removed to Manitoba. Michael, the next son, married Margaret Patton and died young. Mary, Ed's twin sister, married James Kerley in May 1877; they had no children.

Great great grandfather Brennan's siblings and Brennan, Jordan, Roach, Sullivan, and Priel cousins have scattered through (at least) California, Montana, Nebraska, Manitoba, Illinois, New York, and Washington.

On my mother's side, the surnames include: BRENNAN, REHKER, DEMPSEY, OLBERDING, CURTIS, BIERMAN, JORDAN, TEAGUE, ROACH, MCAVOY,DUNNIGAN. Related family names are O'MARA, SULLIVAN, CREMMEN, KOHLER, CRAIG, GILL, KEENAN, MCCARTNEY, KEYES, MALONE, MULDOON, VASEY, SMYTH, COFFEY, BOYLE, PRIEL, MCGRATH. Some of these are from the Grey County area of Ontario; others are from California, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Manitoba.

On my father's side, the surnames include: HOYT, SULLIVAN, ROBERTSON, GOOGE, CLARK, SANTERFEIT, WALKER, STEWART. Related names are FINCH, LEE, BANKSTON, SELZ, BRIGGS, BOYKIN, PONCHER. These are mostly from Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, and South Carolina.
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RE: Two Catherine Jordan stones
You are most welcome, please use the photos as you wish.
Added by Darrell on Jul 08, 2014 3:24 PM
Rick Weaver
RE: Photo requests in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA

Since the Photo Requests are gone I'm not sure I've posted to all of the memorials you want the overview on. Please double check me and see if there are any that I missed.


Rick Weaver
Added by Rick Weaver on May 26, 2014 7:08 AM
Rick Weaver
RE: Photo requests in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA
Good Morning,

I've added the photos for Servule. You'll notice that Servule has the only inscription on the front of the monument. I looked at all sides carefully and examined the ground around it and I can assure you that the inscription that belongs to Servule is the only one.

Please consider removing your open Photo Requests for the others in that plot to avoid confusion. Or, let me know if you'd like me to post the frontal photo for them. I'd also be happy to return and photograph the blank sides if you'd like so you know for sure.

Thank you,

Rick Weaver
Added by Rick Weaver on May 25, 2014 5:38 AM
Rick Weaver
Photo requests in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA
I guess I should read my messages before I hit the "Leave This Message" button. "Currently, there is NO memorial for Servule" is what I meant to say.

Sorry for the confusion.

Added by Rick Weaver on May 24, 2014 5:23 PM
Rick Weaver
Photo requests in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford, MA

I found the Lot in question (Section I Lot 76a). There is a monument but there is only one name on it. It reads as follows:

Servule Peladeau
Le 8 Jan. 1907
Age de 22 ans.

I believe that this individual is a member of the family that your several photo requests are for.

Currently, there is a memorial for Servule and there are no inscriptions for any of your Photo Requests. How would you like me to proceed?

Many thanks,

Rick Weaver

Added by Rick Weaver on May 24, 2014 5:21 PM
Stacy Simonson
theodore peladeau
Theodore Peladeau was married to Genevieve Moreau. They also had a son named Theodore. My line is Theodores brother Edouard Peladeau. Their parents were Guillaume peladeau and Mary A. Mckillip. (Marie).
Added by Stacy Simonson on May 13, 2014 3:12 PM
Stacy Simonson
RE: Peladeau family
Yes my line is that one. Guillamie is in my line. I have my family tree published on ancestry, roots web and family
Added by Stacy Simonson on May 13, 2014 3:03 PM
Guillaume Peladeau
I've transferred management of the memorial for Guillaume Peladeau to your care. Always happy to transfer to family.
Added by Janet on May 13, 2014 10:15 AM
Donna McPherson
RE: Cole
Added by Donna McPherson on May 03, 2014 5:08 PM
B. Flowers
RE: Stephen Bond
You are most welcome Chris. Sorry it took me so long. The person I talk to at the cemetery was out sick Friday, and I didn't get there again until today.

B. Flowers
Added by B. Flowers on Feb 11, 2014 8:06 PM
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